Automation Engineer (Controls&Drives)

Your tasks

Integrating the Manufacturing Engineering Department, as an Automation Engineer you will be responsible for:

  • Optimizing and adapting the control technology of machines and systems to best meet process, quality, and safety requirements.
  • Providing technical support to the curative maintenance teams
  • Providing support to IT for MES (Manufacturing Execution System) software rollouts
  • Ensuring the compliance of the shopfloor machines with the Continental cybersecurity policies

 

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Your profile

  • University degree in Electrical Engineering, Industrial Automation, Mechatronics or similar.
  • Previous experience in similar role (min. 1 year) with Project Management responsibilities (preferably)
  • Knowledge in automation programming (Beckhoff / Siemens) and field bus.
  • Knowledge of PLC programming and Safety PLC programming.
  • Knowledge of Scada systems.
  • Knowledge in frequency converters and motion control.
  • Knowledge in the robotics field (ABB, KuKa).
  • Knowledge in AI, Machine learning and Vision systems will be appreciated.
  • Team player with leadership and problem-solving skills.
  • Fluent or Native in Portuguese Language (mandatory).
  • Strong English skills, written and spoken (B2).
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Our offer

Ready to drive with Continental? Take the first step and fill in the online application.

Pront@ para se juntar à equipa Continental? Candidate-se!

Ready to drive with Continental? Take the first step and fill in the online application.

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About us

Continental develops pioneering technologies and services for sustainable and connected mobility of people and their goods. Founded in 1871, the technology company offers safe, efficient, intelligent and affordable solutions for vehicles, machines, traffic and transportation. In 2021, Continental generated sales of €33.8 billion and currently employs more than 190,000 people in 58 countries and markets. On October 8, 2021, the company celebrated its 150th anniversary.

With its premium portfolio in the car, truck, bus, two-wheel and specialty tire segment, the Tires group sector stands for innovative solutions in tire technology. Intelligent products and services related to tires and the promotion of sustainability complete the product portfolio. For specialist dealers and fleet management, Tires offers digital tire monitoring and tire management systems, in addition to other services, with the aim of keeping fleets mobile and increasing their efficiency. With its tires, Continental makes a significant contribution to safe, efficient and environmentally friendly mobility. 

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